Thanksgiving 2011 Photos in Review

by Cate on November 27, 2011

Madeline's Marker Mess
So an hour before the kids need to get dressed for Thanksgiving dinner, Madeline comes to tell me about a project she was working on. With markers.


Pretty Princess
Luckily she cleans up good.

Princess Shoes

Black Friday Preparedness
Scoping out the Black Friday sales on the way to my sister’s house.

Sophie in the Forest

Madeline picked out two dresses. This one I had planned for her to wear for Christmas, but when she came down on Thanksgiving morning, she was dressed in it, instead of the other one. She rummaged around in her drawers and found the sweater and tights on her own. As she smoothed out the tulle (I so love this dress … a steal for $20 at Target!), she said “I look like a Princess!” And that she does. And then she said something completely inappropriate. She’s such an awesome mixture of moments of girliness and utter bawdiness, a real trip.

Salmon Cheesecake

Antipasto Platter

Zucchini Squares

Cousin Feet

Partial Feast

Gratitude Tree

Amazeballs Pecan Pie

Girl Time

Sugar Cubes from France

Crazy Girl

Kitchen Light

Rice Pilaf

The Cousins

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c November 28, 2011 at 12:00 am

Looks like you had a great day! Keep that dress…I had a dress that I said the exact same thing about “Oh, mama, I feel like a princess!” Mama sold it at a garage sale and she says she regrets it. I think she’d tell you to keep the dress! :-)

That dressing/salad looks delicious!


claire November 28, 2011 at 12:00 am

Ummm, that comment was from me!


Joanne November 28, 2011 at 7:46 am

I will forever be amazed that you got her to wear that dress! Princess, indeed.


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